Financial Manager - Nelspruit

Wednesday, 5 May, 2021
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747
Western Cape  

My Client is a national agricultural company with farms and packhouses in the Western Cape, Limpopo, and Mpumalanga. We focus on soft citrus, mangos, stone fruit and tomatoes, mostly aimed at the export market.

Job brief
Responsible for the leadership and guidance to the regional finance teams. This role also offers support to the executive management team by offering insights and financial advice that will allow them to make the best business decisions for the company.

Job description:
o Leadership of Regional finance teams
o Various statutory submissions (incl VAT, IT, EMP etc.)
o Liaison with auditors and financial institutions
o Collecting, interpreting, and reviewing financial information
o Good corporate governance, including systems and internal controls
o Reporting to management and stakeholders, and providing advice how the company and future business decisions might be impacted
o Producing financial reports related to budgets, account payables, account receivables, expenses etc.
o Developing long-term business plans based on these reports
o Reviewing, monitoring and managing budgets
o Developing strategies that work to minimize financial risk
o Analyzing market trends and competitors

Qualifications and Experience:
o A degree and 5 - 10 years experience in the financial field will be required to gain a Finance Manager role.
o A degree in the following fields will prove particularly advantageous: - Accountancy or Finance - Business Studies - Management
o Postgraduate degrees in financial management would also be beneficial for candidates looking to advance their career.
o Experience and understanding of the agricultural industry will be a bonus

Additional Requirements:
o People facing and presentation skills
o Conflict resolution, negotiation, management and leadership skills
o Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal are a must as individual will be required to work closely with key stakeholders to develop platforms for reporting, KPI’s and analytics

Remuneration – dependent of relevant qualification and experience.

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